Mission Statement and Goals

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The Radiography Program at Labette Community College is committed to providing maximum opportunities at each level of achievement, encouraging the development of problem solving and decision making skills, promoting effective communication skills, and employing competent technical practices that will support the highest level of ethical patient care. Additionally, Labette Community College is committed to supporting professional growth, lifelong learning, and graduating entry-level radiologic technologists.

Goal Statement 1
Student will be clinically competent.

  • The student will demonstrate proper positioning skills.

  • The student will demonstrate proper image quality—technical factor selection.

  • The student will demonstrate proper radiation protection.

  • The student will successfully complete all required patient care clinical competency checklists.

Goal Statement 2
Students will communicate effectively.

  • The student will be able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner.

  • The student will abide by the code of ethics for a Radiographer.

Goal Statement 3
Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • The student will abide by the code of ethics for a Radiographer.

  • The student will be able to solve technical conversion problems.

  • The student will be able to critique radiographic images for proper positioning, anatomy, and technical factors.

  • The student will be able to perform a critical image analysis at their clinical site.The student will be able to apply problem solving skills and critical thinking skills.

Goal Statement 4
Students will evaluate the importance of professional growth and development.

  • The student will abide by the code of ethics for a Radiographer.

  • The students will be members of the Kansas State Radiologic Technology Society.

  • The students will attend and participate in a professional meeting.

  • The student will complete a professional project.

  • The student will complete a research paper on an imaging modality.

Goal Statement 5
The program will graduate entry-level radiologic technologists.

  • Graduates will be clinically competent.

  • Graduates will complete the clinical competencies as directed by the A.R.R.T.

  • Graduates will pass the A.R.R.T. certification examination.

  • Graduates are adequately prepared to perform as entry-level radiographers.

  • Graduates within 6 months of graduation will be able to find employment as a radiographer.

  • Solicit feedback from other communities of interest.

  • Solicit feedback from program graduates.

revised 1/2014

 

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